Private Client Solicitor (5+ PQE)

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor (5+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chester
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
REF: 2033
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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In this private client solicitor role, you will join a growing regional law firm, that has an excellent reputation within the local area. Working as part of a highly-regarded Wills, Trusts & Tax team, you will be responsible for a varied caseload of high-quality private client matters, often representing high net worth clients.  

If you are an ambitious solicitor looking to broaden your skills and be exposed to top-calibre work then this might be the role for you. 

Private Client Solicitor - Chester 

The company & role 

  • A highly reputable law firm with offices in Chester and Shrewsbury  

  • The Wills, Trusts and Tax department has an enviable reputation and has been recognised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners 

  • All solicitors within the team are encouraged to be involved with STEP or ACTAPS, reflecting the high quality and complex work they undertake 

  • Commutable from Chester, Wrexham, The Wirral, North Wales, Whitchurch, Cheshire 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Highly competitive pay 

  • 26 days annual leave, increasing with service 

  • Enhanced pension 

  • Healthcare scheme 

  • Death in service  

  • Supported parking scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • A private client solicitor with at least 5+ years’ PQE 

  • Will be STEP qualified

  • You will have experience in wills, probate, trusts and estate administration and a commercial approach in working to deadlines, file management, client care, etc.

  • You will have experience of advising high net worth clients – wills, inheritance tax planning, asset protection and knowledge of Capital Taxes.

  • You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills who is at ease when dealing with clients; ensuring that each client receives an excellent level of service.

  • You will have the ability to manage your workload; managing a number of complex cases at any one time. You will also have an excellent eye for detail and the desire to get things right first time.

How to apply for this Private Client Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email  

Kelly is a Principal Consultant at Realm and works exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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